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Nina Sue Speed

October 4, 1944 — March 1, 2020

Nina Sue Speed, 75, of Colcord, Oklahoma passed away at her home on Sunday, March 1, 2020.

Nina was born on October 4, 1944 in Bethel, Ohio, a daughter of Earl Saylor and Lucy Saylor. She married the late Lonnie Speed on March 25, 1985 in Miami, OK who preceded her in death in 2013. Nina was a cafeteria worker for the Siloam Springs Public Schools and went out on the truck with her husband Lonnie.  She was a spitfire who was outspoken, couldn’t help but tell a joke’s punchline first and liked to knit and crochet.

She  is survived by two daughters, Cindy Switzer of Colcord, OK, and Kim Myrick and husband Wayne of Siloam Springs; one son, Donnie Switzer of Gentry: one step son, Bo Speed and wife Julie of Pea Ridge; one adopted daughter Janet Cunningham and husband Rick of Siloam Springs; grandchildren, Adam Flores and Shana Cannon, Robert Berridge III and Marisa Wolf, L.B. Berridge, Wayne Myrick Jr. and wife Kayla, Lacy Upton, Tommy Myrick, Cassie Brewer and husband Wes of Gentry, AR, Doni Lanae Grant and husband, Chris of Chewey, OK, J.D. Speed and wife Ariana, Cole Speed and wife Madie; nieces Brenda Lowe and Tammy Needham.

Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Monday, March 9, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 7:00pm.

Funeral services will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 2:00pm.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign our online register book please visit www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.

 

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